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QQI Level 6 Patient Handling Instructor Course

QQI Level 6 Patient Handling Instructor Course

Cost:450 euro
Course aim:

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to effectively design and deliver patient handling instruction in the workplace

Course objectives:

On completion of this course learners will be able to:

Explain the patient handling risk assessment process
Describe a range of controls to avoid and reduce the risk of injury associated with patient handling
Apply the main principles of manual handling to a range of patient handling tasks
Carry out a range of appropriate patient handling techniques to include transferring, supporting, gliding, sliding, rolling, sitting and standing
Analyse the learner’s performance of patient handling techniques
Develop patient handling training courses, to include lesson plans
Give effective instruction in practical patient handling techniques


Unit 1 Patient Handling Risk Assessment
Unit 2 Patient Handling Principles and Techniques
Unit 3 Planning and design of People Handling Training courses
Unit 4 Delivery of People Handling Training
Entry requirements

Participants must first complete the FETAC Level 6 Manual Handling Instructor.

Why Qualtec?

Experience. We are delivering this course for the last 15 years and have trained over 1,000 learners. We were one of the first companies to be approved to deliver this course.

Satisfaction. We get great feedback on this course. Check out the testimonials below. People come away feeling competent to deliver it. We provide a money back guarantee! If you are not satisfied after the first day we will refund the course fee!!!

Price. We are competitively priced. There may be cheaper out there. However we offer value for money. Tea and coffee are also included. We offer a 10% discount for payment in advance.

Competence. All of our trainers are fully qualified to deliver this course. We use both qualified Health & Safety trainers and Physiotherapists.

Resources. On completion of this course learners will be registered on our elearning center. In this they will have access to our powerpoint presentation, guides, videos and useful links.


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